Executive Summary

Weather issues support new crop prices


Forward grain prices remain well supported by 2018 crop weather issues with the IGC forecasting a 51m (8.3%) drawdow read more >>

Sterling weakness versus better weather


A turbulent week on grain and currency markets with firm mineral oil and ongoing weather concerns providing good und read more >>

Investment fund activity at record high.


Trade war concerns have been parked this week, with attention instead focused on the risk of escalating multi-nation read more >>

Ongoing weather issues in the Americas


Ongoing weather issues in North and South America, lower than expected US maize/soyabean areas and delayed spring pl read more >>

Rains in the US plains change market direction


Escalating trade war rhetoric and rain across the US Plains combined to send Chicago sharply lower over the course o read more >>

Has UK wheat topped out?


A choppy week with plenty of statistics to digest but nothing to give the market clear direction. (/files/mar 16 18  read more >>

A positive week for UK grain prices


The latest USDA report came and went without too much drama and will allow the markets to again focus on North and S read more >>

Some hawkish elements support wheat markets


A slow week with international Dollar prices continuing to firm for both wheat and barley as buyers look to cover re read more >>

Black Sea Wheat continues to weigh on markets.


Push and pull on the markets with old crop EU wheat still struggling to compete with Black Sea origin but new crop w read more >>

Benign USDA WASDE report but...


Ongoing dry weather concerns across the US Plains and in Argentina continues to worry the bears with USDA repor read more >>

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